All About Manes & Tailsby Carolyn Henderson
A step-by-step guide to making the most of your horse's appearance
for the show ring. Learn how to pull and trim manes and tails. Various braiding techniques
are well described and illustrated. PB 24 pp.
Better Than Bombproofby Sgt. Rick Pelicano
More common-sense strate-
gies to help your horse deal
with scary situations. In his
second book, Sgt. Pelicano
shows new ways to desensi-
tize your horse through long-
lining exercises as well as
under saddle. Includes tips
on becoming a more effective
rider, how to prepare for a parade, and valuable trailer
loading techniques. PB 170 pp.
Bombproofing Tipsby Perry Wood
Take the time to train your horse to accept the unexpected. This booklet explains the tools you need to develop a more trusting relationship with your equine partner. By using distance, repetition, and positive reinforcement, you can teach your horse to think more and to react less. PB 24 pp.
Breaking a Horse to Harnessby Sallie Walrond
This step-by-step guide will give the average competent horseman the confidence to train his own horse to drive. Progressive lessons are given on accustoming the horse to harness, lunging, ground driving, dragging a tire, putting to and, ultimately, road work. Completely revised, enlarged and updated edition of Sallie Walrond's classic work. Well illustrated with many color photographs. PB 142 pp.
Carriage Turnoutsby Carriage Association of America
The correct style of turnout appropriate for different types of carriages is detailed. Paint colors, upholstery, lamps, trim, harness, fittings, appointments, and suitability of horses are outlined. Proper dress for drivers, grooms, and passengers is discussed. This revised edition contains images from the CAA's Carriage Identification Chart plus a table of pole and shaft dimensions. The classic reference for all drivers interested in preserving the traditions of the sport. PB 72pp.
Clippingby Carolyn & John Henderson
In order for a horse to work more comfortably in the winter, a body clip may be considered. Various styles of clips are explained
and tips are given to make the job easier. Trimming of the head, mane, and legs is also discussed. PB 24 pp.
Drive Smartly-Drive Safelyby the Carriage Association of America
Discussion of the ten most common causes of accidents and ways of avoiding them, many safety rules, and feeding the pleasure driving horse. A chart giving the correct lengths and heights for poles and splinter bars and a table for shaft lengths and widths is exceptionally valuable. PB 14 pp. Updated 2005.
Drivingby Anne Norris and Caroline Douglas
A photographic guide of how to drive and how not to drive. Shortening and lengthening of the reins is explained, as well as tips for proper turning. Common rein handling faults are well illustrated. PB 24 pp.
Driving a Harness Horseby Sallie Walrond
This step-by-step format will help the newcomer learn the safest and most efficient way of driving a harness horse. Correct driving position, whip and rein handling, and proper balancing of a two-wheeled vehicle are all clearly explained. PB 192 pp.
Driving Do's and Dont'sby Sallie Walrond
Valuable advice for safe, enjoyable driving. Proper harness fit, vehicle maintenance, and getting ready for a show are discussed. PB 24 pp.